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Gearing Class destroyers. History of American Gearing Class destroyers built during the second world war. The list below has short histories regarding the career of the ship if you can help us with any information or photographs please e-mail us at mail@militaryart.freeserve.co.uk .

(DD710) USS Gearing 18th February 1945 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD711) USS Eugene A Greene 18th March 1945 Sold to Spain on 31st August 1972.
(DD712) USS Gyatt 15th April 1945 Scrapped after 1969.
(DD713) USS Kenneth D Bailey 17th June 1945 Sold to Iran on 13th January 1975.
(DD714) USS William R Rush 8th July 1945 Sold to South Korea on 1st July 1976.
(DD715) USS William M Wood 29th July 1945 Scrapped after 1976.
(DD716) USS Wiltsie 31st August 1945 Sold to Pakistan on 29th April 1977.
(DD717) USS Theodore E Chandler 20th October 1945 Scrapped after 1975.
(DD718) USS Hamner 24th November 1945 Went into reserve in 1980.
(DD719) USS Epperson 22nd December 1945 Sold to Pakistan on 29th April 1977.
(DD742) USS Frank Knox 17th September 1944 Sold to Greece on 30th January 1971.
(DD743) USS Southerland 5th October 1944 Placed in Reserve in 1980.
(DD763) USS William C Lawe 21st May 1945 Placed in Reserve in 1980.
(DD764) USS Lloyd Thomas 5th October 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 12th October 1972.
(DD765) USS Keppler 24th June 1946 Sold to Turkey on 30th June 1972.
(DD782) USS Rowan 29th December 1944 Sold to Taiwan on 18th December 1975.
(DD783) USS Gurke 15th December 1945 Sold to Greece on 17th March 1977.
(DD784) USS McKean 31st March 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD785) USS Henderson 28th May 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD786) USS Richard B Anderson 7th July 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 10t June 1977.
(DD787) USS James E Kyes 4th August 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 18th April 1973.
(DD788) USS Hollister 9th October 1945 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD789) USS Eversole 8th January 1946 Sold to Turkey on 11th July 1973.
(DD790) USS Shelton 8th March 1946 Sold to Taiwan on 18th April 1973.
(DD805) USS Chevalier 29th October 1944 Sold to South Korea on 5th July 1972.
(DD806) USS Higbee 12th November 1944 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD807) USS Benner 30th November 1944 Scrapped after 1974.
(DD808) USS Dennis J Buckley 20th December 1944 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD817) USS Corry 28th July 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD818) USS New 18th August 1945 Sold to South Korea on 23rd February 1977.
(DD819) USS Holder 25th August 1945 Sold to Ecuador on 1st September 1978.
(DD820) USS Rich 5th October 1945 Scrapped in 1977.
(DD821) USS Johnston 19th October 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD822) USS Robert McCard 9th November 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD823) USS Samuel B Roberts 30th November 1945 Scrapped in 1970.
(DD824) USS Basilone 22nd December 1945 Scrapped in 1978.
(DD825) USS Carpenter 28th December 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD826) USS Agerholm 30th March 1946 Used as a target from December 1978.
(DD827) USS Robert A Owens 15th July 1946 Scrapped in 1980.
(DD828) USS Timmerman 19th May 1951 Scrapped in 1959.
(DD829) USS Myles C Fox 13th January 1945 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD830) USS Everett F Larson 28th January 1945 Sold to South Korea on 23rd February 1977.
(DD831) USS Goodrich 25th February 1945 Scrapped in 1978.
(DD832) USS Hanson 11th March 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 18th April 1973.
(DD833) USS Herbert J Thomas 25th March 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 6th May 1974.
(DD834) USS Turner 8th April 1945 Scrapped in 1970.
(DD835) USS Charles P Cecil 22nd April 1945 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD836) USS George K Mackenzie 13th May 1945 Used as a target and sunk on 17th October 1976.
(DD837) USS Sarsfield 27th May 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 1st October 1977.
(DD838) USS Ernest G Small 14th June 1945 Sold to Taiwan in February 1971.
(DD839) USS Power 30th June 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 1st October 1977.
(DD840) USS Glennon 14th July 1945 Scrapped in 1977.
(DD841) USS Noa 30th July 1945 Sold to Spain on 31st October 1973.
(DD842) USS Fiske 8th September 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD843) USS Warrington 27th September 1945 Scrapped after 1972.
(DD844) USS Perry 25th October 1945 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD845) USS Baussell 19th November 1945 Used as a target from May 1978.
(DD846) USS Ozbourn 22nd December 1945 Scrapped after 1975.
(DD847) USS Robert L Wilson 5th January 1946 Scrapped after 1975.
(DD848) USS Witek 2nd February 1946 Used as a target from September 1968.
(DD849) USS Richard E Kraus 2nd March 1946 Sold to South Korea on 30th October 1972.
(DD850) USS Joseph P Kennedy Jr 26th July 1945 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD851) USS Rupertus 21st September 1945 Sold to Greece on 10th July 1973.
(DD852) USS Leonard F Mason 4th January 1946 Sold to Taiwan on 10th March 1978.
(DD853) USS Charles H Roan 15th March 1946 Sold to Turkey on 21st September 1973.
(DD858) USS Fred T Berry 28th January 1945 Scrapped in 1971.
(DD859) USS Norris 25th February 1945 Sold to Turkey on 7th July 1974.
(DD860) USS McCaffery 12th April 1945 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD861) USS Harwood 22nd May 1945 Sold to Turkey on 17th December 1971 she sank on 22nd July 1974.
(DD862) USS Vogelgesang 15th January 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD863) USS Steinaker 13th February 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD864) USS Harold J Ellison 14th March 1945 Sold to Egypt on 6th October 1979.
(DD865) USS Charles R Ware 12th April 1945 Scrapped after 1974.
(DD866) USS Cone 10th May 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD867) USS Stribling 8th June 1945 Used as a target from July 1976.
(DD868) USS Brownson 7th July 1945 Scrapped in 1977.
(DD869) USS Arnold J Isbell 6th August 1945 Sold to Greece on 4th December 1973.
(DD870) USS Fechteler 19th September 1945 Scrapped in 1971.
(DD871) USS Damato 21st November 1945 Sold to Egypt on 6th October 1979.
(DD872) USS Forrest Royal 17th January 1946 Sold to Turkey on 27th March 1971.
(DD873) USS Hawkins 7th October 1944 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD874) USS Duncan 27th October 1944 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD875) USS Henry W Tucker 8th November 1944 Sold to Brazil on 3rd December 1973.
(DD876) USS Rogers 20th November 1944 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD877) USS Perkins 7th December 1944 Sold to Argentina on 15th January 1973.
(DD878) USS Vesole 29th December 1944 Scrapped after 1976.
(DD879) USS Leary 20th January 1945 Sold to Spain on 31st August 1972.
(DD880) USS Dyess 26th January 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD881) USS Bordelon 3rd March 1945 Sold to Iran on 1st February 1977.
(DD882) USS Furse 9th March 1945 Sold to Spain on 31st August 1972.
(DD883) USS Newman K Perry 17th January 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD884) USS Floyd B Parks 31st March 1945 Scrapped after 1973.
(DD885) USS John R Craig 14th April 1945 Scrapped after 1979.
(DD886) USS Orleck 12th May 1945 Placed in reserve in 1980.
(DD887) USS Brinkley Bass 26th May 1945 Sold to Brazil on 3rd December 1973.
(DD888) USS Stickell 16th June 1945 Sold to Greece on 1st July 1972.
(DD889) USS O'Hare 22nd June 1945 Sold to Spain on 31st October 1973.
(DD890) USS Meredith 28th June 1945 Scrapped after 1979.

USS Gearing

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USS Gyatt

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USS Gyatt at Malta Harbour

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USS Dennis Buckley

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USS Robert McHard

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American destroyer USS Robert McHard

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USS Robert A Owens

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USS Everett F Larson

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USS Everett F Larson

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USS Everett F Larson

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USS Turner

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USS Turner at Malta Harbour

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USS Power

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USS Ernest G Small

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USS Ernest G Small 

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USS Fiske 

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USS Fiske at Malta Harbour 

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USS Perry

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USS Perry at Malta Harbour 

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USS Charles H Rohan

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USS Charles H Rohan at Malta 

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USS Vogelgesang

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USS Vesole

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USS Vesole at Malta

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USS Bordelon

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USS Bordelon at Malta Harbour

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USS Leary

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USS Leary

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